Word Hard, Play Harder

Word Hard, Play Harder

It's important to work hard. It really is. If you want to reach your goals and be successful, it's incredibly essential to devote a lot of time into working towards your dream. After all, Thomas Edison did say, "Genius is one percent inspiration and 99...

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3 Things Your Modern Resume Must Have

3 Things Your Modern Resume Must Have

A well-written resume continues to be the kingpin to a successful job search. In this digital age where competition is steeper than ever, candidates must take care in crafting a quality document that stands out from the rest. As a critical self-marketing...

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Position Yourself for Success in 2018

Position Yourself for Success in 2018

To cultivate the positioning that will help you reach your career goals, you must understand and be able to communicate what makes you exceptional and compelling. You must find a way to stand out in a crowded job market. If you’re not known for something,...

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5 Resume Fixes In Under 5 Minutes

5 Resume Fixes In Under 5 Minutes

In honor of International Update Your Resume Month, I am offering 5 quick tips to take your resume to the next level in under 5 minutes. 1. Margins: Considering your resume is a marketing tool, formatting can be as important as content. To ensure...

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You’re Probably Making These Mistakes on LinkedIn

You’re Probably Making These Mistakes on LinkedIn

Are you leveraging LinkedIn to expand and enhance your network? Whether new to the platform or an old pro, be sure to avoid these common mistakes: Dismiss LinkedIn as Something Only for People Who Are Looking For a New Job. The best time to build your LinkedIn...

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Taking the Leap

June marks the two-year anniversary of going “all in” for me. While Professional Courage, LLC has been in existence for almost 10 years, most of that time it sat in a box on the shelf. In a safe box that I foolishly believed protected me from dreaded failure and...

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MINDSET MAPPING: A Pathway to Success

MINDSET MAPPING: A Pathway to Success

In so many aspects of our lives, from education to sports, careers, and even personal relationships, how an individual perceives his/her own success or failure can depend on having a positive mental outlook and willingness to relentlessly pursue one’s goals.   In her...

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Top 10 Job Search Mistakes

Top 10 Job Search Mistakes

1. Looking for a Job. Wait, I shouldn’t look for a job? Don’t just look for a job — look for a career. A calling. What are you meant to do? How can you use your skills, education, and experience for maximum benefit? You may not see that position advertised in a job...

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